2. Verb. (third-person singular of hump) ¹
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Definition of Humps
1. hump [v] - See also: hump
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Literary usage of Humps
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1. Wanderings of a Pilgrim in Search of the Picturesque: During Four-and-twenty by Fanny Parkes Parlby (1850)
"From Hissar we received six cows and a bull, very handsome animals, with remarkably fine humps, such as are sold in England under the denomination of ..."
2. Winston's Cumulative Loose-leaf Encyclopedia: A Comprehensive Reference Bookedited by Charles Morris edited by Charles Morris (1921)
"In this it is helped by the fact that its humps are mere accumulations of fat (the backbone of the Camel's Thorn attached to the vessel, after which the ..."
3. The Spirit of the Public Journals: Being an Impartial Selection of the Most by Stephen Jones, Charles Molloy Westmacott (1808)
"THE humps. [From the Morning Post.] SIR, "V^OUR agreeable paper possesses such early intel- •* ligence of every fashionable novelty, that I am rather ..."
4. Earthwork Haul and Overhaul: Including Economic Distribution by John Charles Lounsbury Fish (1913)
"Economic balancing line for a mass curve with two sags and two humps. — Fig. 66. The profile shows from left to right a cut, a fill, a cut, a fill, ..."